Noted equestrian Rathore dead

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Indore, May 24 (UNI) Noted equestrian and former Director General of Madhya Pradesh Police K S Rathore died at a private hospital here yesterday following a brief illness.

He was 73.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

His body has been taken to his native place Sitamau in Mandsaur district for funeral today.

An IPS officer of 1959 batch, Rathore became DGP in 1992.

A member of the erstwhile princely family of Sitamau, Rathore was a prominent equestrian and had won over 50 gold, 30 bronze and 25 silver medals in different events. He was also a member of the Asiad team in 1974 and 1986.

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